4th amendment

discussion
MarkM
By MarkM on Tue, Mar 5, 2013 - 9:53am

"Investigative alerts" = "Writs of assistance"?

Thoughts?

Investigatve alerts, arresting without a warrant. I had no idea that means such as this were available to law enforcement. The article states that Chicago and New York City have been using these "for decades".

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-03-03/news/ct-met-investigative-alerts-20130303_1_arrest-warrant-false-arrest-false-arrest-case

Writs of assistance.